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  • **FILE** Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Nov. 4, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Netanyahu: Israel won't allow Iran to get atom bomb

    Israel's prime minister says Iran is progressing toward acquisition of a nuclear bomb in order to destroy Israel.


  • Israel says Islamic militants on its borders are receiving weapons through a pipeline created through an alliance between Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Sudanese counterpart, Lt. Gen. Omar Bashir (right). (Associated Press)

    Strike on Sudan arms factory points to Iran threat to Israel

    Sudan's longtime ties to Iran — and the two nations' roles in arming Islamic militants — have come under scrutiny in the wake of an explosion at a Khartoum weapons factory, blamed on an Israeli airstrike, and the dockings of two Iranian warships at a Sudanese port.


  • ** FILE ** Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (Associated Press)

    TV: Israel security heads halted Iran attack alert

    Israel's prime minister and defense minister ordered the military to go on alert to prepare to attack Iran's nuclear program two years ago, but backed off following opposition from top security officials, an Israeli news show claims in a report to be aired Monday night.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: U.S. needs ground defense system

    While clear military consequences may dissuade Iran from pursuing nuclear weapons, we must also plan for the worst -- by bolstering our homeland missile defense shield to defend against the intercontinental ballistic missiles that Iran is already developing ("For Iran, no red line means green light," Commentary, Oct. 24).


  • Iran orchestra finale rings of hard-line pressure

    It was a VIP audience for what was likely the last performance of the venerable Tehran Symphony Orchestra. Watching from the front row in late August was Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in what was seen as an endorsement from the ruling theocracy, which once tried to stamp out all music as a violation of Islamic values.


  • ** FILE ** Part of the Yarmouk military complex in Khartoum, Sudan seen in a satellite image made on October 25 2012, following an alleged attack. A U.S. monitoring group says satellite images of the aftermath of an explosion at a Sudanese weapons factory suggest the site was hit by an airstrike. The Sudanese government has accused Israel of bombing its Yarmouk military complex on Oct 23, killing two people and leaving the factory in ruins. (AP Photo/ DigitalGlobe via Satellite Sentinel Project, File)

    Sudan keeps up ‘amicable’ ties to Iran

    Two Iranian naval ships docked in a Sudanese port, just as Sudan was denying that Iran is linked to a Khartoum military factory that was hit in an apparent airstrike last week.


  • The Washington Times

    KAHLILI: Obama's re-election deal with Iran

    Ever since President Obama took office, the idea of a grand bargain with Iran has occupied his mind, and still today he believes the Islamic regime will be kind to him and negotiate. He is woefully mistaken.


  • Bakir Izetbegovic (center), chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina tri-presidency, speaks alongside U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (left) and Catherine Ashton, high representative for European Union foreign policy, during a press conference at the Presidency in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

    U.S., European Union hopeful of new Iran nuke talks

    The United States and the European Union said Tuesday they'll press on with sanctions against Iran, even as they hope the promise of new negotiations could lead to a diplomatic solution ending the nuclear standoff.


  • ** FILE ** Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, file image made from video released by the Israeli Defense Forces shows the downing of a drone that entered Israeli airspace in southern Israel. Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed Monday, Oct. 29 2012, in the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft. (AP Photo/Israeli Defense Forces via AP video, File)

    Report: Iran has drone pictures of Israeli bases

    Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed Monday in the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft.


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